When we were let into the banquet hall, we all found our seats and waited for the show to begin. Rick Mondragon came out and introduced Gwen Bortner, the featured designer.
The next piece was the Shawl collared Cardi and Myra Scarf designed by Trudi Van Stralen. The cardigan was made in Louet's Merlin Worsted and the scarf was done in Kidlin.
This was a cheerful combination. Polar Knits' presented a beret, bag and matching red ladybug slippers.
Maggie Jackson designed the Belmullet Coat, Enniscorthy and Beret below. They were knit from British Mohair and Mist Slub yarns.
The next ensemble was designed by Maggie Jackson. Removing the Castleconnell Cape revealed a waistcoat and matching purse made in Irish Tweed.
Irish Girlieknits' designed the lacy Bellingrath Shawlette below that had a matching sock set in Kollage Yarns' sock-a-licious.
There is marvelous cabling here on Kate Lemmers' Ins and Outs Cardigan. It was done in Kraemers yarns and the pattern will be available in the Fall 2010 issue of Knitters.
The next piece also will be found in the 100th Issue of Knitters. It was Kathy Zimmerman's What's Your Angle in Kollage yarns' solace.
Keeping with the entrelac theme, Plymouth Yarns presented an Entrelac coat done in their Kudo yarn.
One of the most unique pieces in the show was this Modular coat created by the Austermann Design Team. It was done In Austermann Step 6 ply.
Ellen Liguori's nextnpiece was a dressed up version of a hoodie. It was knit in Fiesta yarns' 32 Degrees, hence the name 32 Degrees Hoodie.
One of my favorite pieces in the show was this knitted Kimono.Lion Brands' calls it the Textured Kimono Cardi and it was knit in their LB Collection.
Alison Williams' Eyelet Cardigan in Blue Sky Alpacas Dyed Cotton came next.
The last garment in this part is Sandi Rosner's Four Season Wrap done in Kolage Yarn's Glisten.